August 1, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2273

Toughie No 2273 by Hudson

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Greetings once more from Jena!

The weather has broken slightly, and we had some rain yesterday, which cleared the air a little. Had a really interesting day in the Bauhaus and New Weimar museums looking at some of the amazing artworks from the period between the wars. Continue reading “Toughie 2273”

DT 29118

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29118

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Hola from the Vega Baja. I’m pretty sure that today’s puzzle is from RayT but it must rank as the easiest he’s ever produced.  I have to give it only one star for difficulty because I got twelve out of the sixteen across clues on first pass and then every one of the downs.  The unsolved four of the acrosses then just filled themselves in without much thought.  Hey ho, I suppose you’re all going to tell me how hard it was but I can only call it as I see it. Continue reading “DT 29118”